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illumine

See also: illuminé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French illuminer, from Latin illūmināre.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

illumine (third-person singular simple present illumines, present participle illumining, simple past and past participle illumined)

  1. (transitive) To illuminate.
  2. (intransitive) To light up.
    • 1918, Rebecca West, The Return of the Soldier, Virago 2014, p. 18:
      ‘Shell-shock.’ Our faces did not illumine so she dragged on lamely. ‘Anyway, he's not well.’

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

illumine

  1. first-person singular present indicative of illuminer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of illuminer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of illuminer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of illuminer
  5. second-person singular imperative of illuminer